Why shift work can be tough on your…

It's 4 a.m. at the Lakeview Restaurant, a 24-hour diner in Toronto, and floor manager Peter Avenins is hard at work. His body humming along despite the late hour. For four years, and with various strategies, he's managed to cope with…

Police in Sri Lanka say 290 people killed…

Sri Lanka's president has given the military sweeping wartime powers a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across the country killed 290 people and wounded about 500. Maithripala Sirisena declared a nationwide emergency…

More than 2,000 homes flooded in Quebec as…

Flooding from the spring thaw and rain has affected more than 2,300 homes in Quebec and 1,500 residents have been evacuated, according to the latest numbers by Urgence Québec. Soldiers across the province were filling and…

Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday…

Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels killed hundreds of people, a dramatic reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet…

DOh Canada! Canadian journalist voicing Trudeau on The…

Canadian journalist Lucas Meyer is putting the hours he's spent listening to politicians to good use, lending his imitation of Justin Trudeau to The Simpsons. Sunday's upcoming episode, "D'Oh Canada," will feature a subplot involving…

LGBT groups split on $1 equality coin |…

A new dollar coin designed to commemorate 50 years of homosexual rights has sparked a dual backlash — from both members of Canada's LGBT community and from a social conservative group. The loonie, to be launched April…